In New Zealand, Caroline and Piers view a house camouflaged using cedar cladding, while their last stop takes them to a hexagonal alpine chalet with a steel chimney core that anchors it to the mountain. Along with homeowner and architect interviews we also see video footage of the building process which, in most cases, was a fete in itself. This unconventional home is built into a steep cliff face overlooking the Mediterranean. Lastly, Caroline and Piers cycle to visit a very different underground house nestled in a nature reserve in the outskirts of Amsterdam, Holland. Like any home based tv show, not all of the houses will float your boat.
It's a kitchen in the bedroom. It's ten degrees, summer and winter. Their next stop takes them to the lush valleys of the Swiss Alps, where the owner architect made his four-bedroom house so invisible it has to be accessed via a tunnel from the traditional agricultural barn that was already on the site. If Hansel and Gretel aren't in there, 0:17:48 0:17:51 I want my money back. I'm throttled by that where I am. Keen for it to coexist harmoniously with the surrounding snowy hills, architects Denieuwegeneratie made an artificial mountain to bury it in.
. Its roof bridges across them, almost hiding it from sight. Next, it is over to New Zealand's South Island, to a house that was built underground to soften the impact on the indigenous landscape, whilst at the same time being heavily engineered to withstand the threat of earthquakes. Their journey starts on the Greek island of Antiparos, where they visit a nine-bedroom house that is hidden beneath the landscape and yet still achieves stunning sea views. When you want to create a home on an island only accessible by a boat you can see how tricky it's going to be for the builders! In New Zealand, Caroline and Piers view a house camouflaged using cedar cladding, while their last stop takes them to a hexagonal alpine chalet with a steel chimney core that anchors it to the mountain.
Piers and Caroline emerge into the main house, its concave façade revealing panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Each program explores multiple properties, while Piers and Caroline chat up the owners and architects to give us the back story on the inspiration, design, and building. It was designed by architect David Hertz, who came up with the audacious idea during, you guessed it, a flight. Hidden on a tiny Norwegian island, Lyngholmen, it's just 100 square metres in size and made to blend in with the rocks. Dynamite was used to excavate 5,000 cubic metres of earth and rock to create the three-bedroom main house and annex, constructed from concrete and cloaked with an engineered wing-shaped roof. Here listed the four episodes of Season 1: 1.
But presumably that's why they've taken this underground option. I mean, the shaft of light there is just so lovely. While Coast takes viewers to a tiny rocky house on a secluded Norwegian island and an unconventional, Gaudi-esque Spanish sanctuary built into a steep cliff face overlooking the Mediterranean. Line From To I've been picked up from airports in taxis before 0:00:02 0:00:04 but never had to go to a jetty and be picked up by boat. Did you know there is a stunning house on the Greek island of Antiparos that is hidden beneath the landscape? Signs and scratches on the stalactites and stalagmites attest to the passers, as the inscription on the altar of the generals of Alexander the Great and King Otto.
And If you love it, be patient: Season 2 has already aired in the U. Piers and Caroline travel the globe to lead us to the discovery of amazing homes, from super cool designs to innovative ways of integrating nature and architecture. For a truly indulgent weekend of awestruck voyeurism and inspiration, check it out. In Arizona, the pair stay in a modern house with an innovative take on an ancient technique of absorbing the heat during the day and releasing it at night. In the Swiss Alps, they visit a house made so invisible it has to be accessed via a tunnel. Others, however, would have you packing your bags and travelling to the other side of the world in a heartbeat. This is stuffed full of things, this house, isn't it? It sits at 5,500ft above sea level and is a modern take on a Swiss chalet.
Yeah, it's really the mountain we framed here. As Caroline and Piers discover, the green roof allows the underground spaces to be invisible, while only the pool terrace and whitewashed walls are on view. Navigating very strict environmental laws, this wooden-cladded and glass-roofed property mimics the branches of the surrounding trees, while its huge sliding glass walls open up to allow the surrounding forest to become an intrinsic part of the house itself. Tiny lights dotting the stair rail mimic fireflies at night. The cave is on a hill and I remember when I visited several ages ago that we went up on the back of donkeys.
Next it's over to New Zealand's South Island to a house built underground to soften its impact on the landscape as well as withstand the threat of earthquakes, before the pair inspects a Dutch house created by deep excavation, which features a huge, light-filled open-plan living space. As they discover, the green roof allows the underground spaces to be invisible so only the pool terrace and white-washed walls are on view. That side is very hot, isn't it, Piers? Part 1: Mountain They begin in California, viewing a property built from the wings and tail fins of a Boeing 747. Forest Netflix Coast Netflix Underground Netflix Mountain Netflix. This is a piece of ground. In the final episode Piers and Caroline's journey starts on the Greek island of Anti Paros, to visit a nine-bedroom house that is hidden beneath the landscape and yet still achieves stunning sea views. Saw some critics about the host, especially the lady Caroline.